Levi Higgins (1743 - 1825)

‹ Back to Higgins surname

Is your surname Higgins?

Research the Higgins family

Lt. Levi Higgins's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Related Projects

Birthplace: Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: Died in Mount Desert, Eden County, Maine, United States
Managed by: Daniel Walton
Last Updated:

About Levi Higgins

Added by E. C. Nickerson about This Ancestor: Levi Higgins went to Hull's Cove, Mt, Desert, about 1770 and settled at the beach north of the point now known as Cape Levi. The cove at the beach was called Camp Cove and the point north was called Parker's Point, Mr, Higgins was a promi- nent citizen and took an active part in the organization of the plantation and town of Mt. Desert, now Eden, and held many responsible offices in each. He was one of the first board of select- men of Eden, He was second lieutenant of the militia company when the town included the whole island, and was among the vol- unteers in the unfortunate expedition against Bagaduce (now Castine, Maine), The Eden Baptist Church was organized at his house on the fifth day of July, 1799, with thirty members.

Levi Higgins was Second Lieut., Capt. Ezra Young's (7th) CO., Sixth Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass., militia, his name being in a list of officers; commissioned July 11, 1776; also Lieutenant, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co., of volunteers; service from July 28, 1779, to Sept. 28, 1779, 2 mos. on expedition to Majorbagaduce.

view all 18

Lt. Levi Higgins's Timeline

1743
June 27, 1743
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1767
February 19, 1767
Age 23
East Alstead, Cheshire, NH
December 25, 1767
Age 24
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
1769
August 16, 1769
Age 26
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1771
August 9, 1771
Age 28
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
1774
July 5, 1774
Age 31
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
1775
December 23, 1775
Age 32
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
1777
December 23, 1777
Age 34
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
1779
November 21, 1779
Age 36
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA
1782
February 2, 1782
Age 38
Hulls Cove, Hancock, Maine, USA